8 Powerful Ways To Cultivate Extreme Self-Discipline

Learning to effectively lead yourself and others all comes down to discipline. Happiness, success, and fulfillment stem from focus and self-control. It may be hard to believe when you’re facing an all-you-can-eat buffet, the prospect of making a quick buck, or the lazy lure of sleeping in versus getting on the Peloton, but studies showContinue reading “8 Powerful Ways To Cultivate Extreme Self-Discipline”

3 Habits Fulfilled People Don’t Engage in

What’s our purpose? What does the good life look like? How can we live fulfilled? These questions have been asked for centuries, and it seems that, in order to live a full life, part of the answer is to do certain things. Like spending time with the people we love, sleeping well, being creative, etc.Continue reading “3 Habits Fulfilled People Don’t Engage in”

Why It’s Important to Have High Self-Esteem

It’s easy to discount the importance of having high self-esteem. However, having positive personal regard can be the difference between feeling good about and taking care of yourself and not. We’ve likely all heard the advice to believe in yourself, value yourself, be your own cheerleader, and that you can’t fully love others until youContinue reading “Why It’s Important to Have High Self-Esteem”

The Habit Loop – A Look Behind Forming Or Breaking Habits

The habit loop explains how each habit goes through a common pattern of 3 steps – the cue, the routine, and the reward. Knowledge of these parts helps in breaking habits and cultivating good ones. The Habit Loop Explained Every habit, good or bad, goes through the habit loop of 3 steps into your brain.Continue reading “The Habit Loop – A Look Behind Forming Or Breaking Habits”

Why Self-Education is Important to Your Success in Life

When it comes to achieving great success in life, there is no way you can do it without education. While it is true that knowledge is just a form of potential power, it doesn’t mean that you should ignore knowledge or stop educating yourself. In fact, most successful people are great readers. Yes, the saying,Continue reading “Why Self-Education is Important to Your Success in Life”

7 Reasons Why Materialistic Stuff Doesn’t Lead To Happiness

Feeling down? More stuff isn’t the answer. If you want to be happy, spend on experiences (not things). Below are 7 reasons why materialism won’t lead to happiness. 1. The Excitement Will Wear Off. New stuff provides instant gratification, sure, but life-long happiness? Not so much. Having the latest version of the iPhone might beContinue reading “7 Reasons Why Materialistic Stuff Doesn’t Lead To Happiness”

Top 10 Reasons Why You Deserve Better

Sometimes, we just allow people to rub anything on us because we don’t know our worth. They tell us we can’t go any higher than we are currently and we believe them. In fact, some have turned our rights into privileges for which they can decide to either give or take away from us. InContinue reading “Top 10 Reasons Why You Deserve Better”

7 Questions to Ask to Determine What You Want Out of Life

When you feel like you have a sense of purpose in your life, you wake up each day full of gratitude and fire to work towards that purpose. I want you to look up and realize that you’ve achieved or you’re working to achieve everything you want out of life. Question #1 What would IContinue reading “7 Questions to Ask to Determine What You Want Out of Life”

How To Build Self Discipline – 9 Powerful Tips For Results

Do you make a plan and fail to stick to it? Or do you start with a goal and give up soon after? You might be cursing yourself for not having the self-discipline to pursue what you began. I had the same problem myself. I would aim for a target, start full of energy, andContinue reading “How To Build Self Discipline – 9 Powerful Tips For Results”

11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful

When we aim to become happy and have a successful outlook, we often focus on getting to the next station in life. Happiness is seemingly always “someday” in the near-distant future — like once we finally land that promotion or find the right partner. I’m a huge proponent of setting new aspirational goals, but IContinue reading “11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful”

7 Benefits of Silence: Why We Need Less Noise

The world around us is often difficult to cope with. Many of us tend to lose focus and find it difficult to remain consistently productive. With all the distractions of our daily lives, it’s easy to recognize that we need less noise in order to keep our concentration. A little less noise is good forContinue reading “7 Benefits of Silence: Why We Need Less Noise”

How to Embrace Your Emotions

Emotions are tricky. Sometimes it’s difficult to embrace or even trust your feelings, it can be easier to simply ignore or deny them. There are no wrong feelings. There may be wrong actions in the sense of actions contrary to the rules of human communication. But the way you feel towards other people: loving, hating, etContinue reading “How to Embrace Your Emotions”

10 Techniques to Expand Your Comfort Zone

Ah, the age-old inspirational saying: go out of your comfort zone. The term itself strikes anxiety and fear in some but risk and adventure in others. Your comfort zone is a controllable headspace. Within this mindset, your stress and anxiety vanish as you feel at ease with your surroundings. The outcomes within this safe space mayContinue reading “10 Techniques to Expand Your Comfort Zone”

Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly

Low self-esteem is unfortunately a self-fulling prophecy. The worse you feel about who you are and what you do, the less motivation you’ll have to do what it takes to build your self-esteem. From there it’s easy to spiral down into a cycle of negative and circular thinking, keeping you mired in damaging–and erroneous–beliefs. HowContinue reading “Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly”

Understanding Your Emotional Triggers — and How to Cope

The world can be a big, bad, scary place. Almost everyone goes through hardships or experiences traumatic events. Past experiences or childhood trauma can affect the way we respond to events in the present. These emotional triggers can cause us to experience painful thoughts and behaviors. What is an Emotional Trigger? An emotional trigger isContinue reading “Understanding Your Emotional Triggers — and How to Cope”

Getting the Most Out of Life: 21 Timeless Tips

What is it you desire? To get the most out of life? Keep on reading. There is no right or wrong answer. Maybe you aspire to do satisfying work that will allow you to add value to the world. Maybe you’re looking for a fulfilling relationship that brings you joy. Maybe you want to becomeContinue reading “Getting the Most Out of Life: 21 Timeless Tips”

7 Useful Tips for Improving Your Mental Focus

Staying on task can be difficult, but it can be particularly challenging when you are surrounded by constant distraction. In today’s always-connected world, diversions are nothing more than a click away. Even during quiet moments, distraction is literally at your fingertips as you find yourself checking your Instagram notifications or the latest news updates. TheContinue reading “7 Useful Tips for Improving Your Mental Focus”

Self-Compassion Exercises to Boost Your Happiness

Most people think of self-compassion as being kind to yourself. Although that is certainly a part of the concept, self-compassion involves a way of relating to yourself in a way that allows you to become more emotionally flexible, able to navigate challenging emotions and enhance your connection to self and others. The ability to relateContinue reading “Self-Compassion Exercises to Boost Your Happiness”

Frugal Living Tips To Save A Ton Of Money

The word frugal is often misconstrued as a negative one. However, although a frugal lifestyle can seem like a sacrifice in quality, it doesn’t have to be. Instead, you can choose to be frugal in ways that will add more value to your life. What Does Frugal Living Mean? Frugal living is the act ofContinue reading “Frugal Living Tips To Save A Ton Of Money”

Take Care Of Your Feet And They Will Carry You For Life

One secret for a longer, happier life is healthy feet. Well, it’s no secret, many people are unaware of how important our feet are! But many people don’t believe this is true because it sounds too simple. Our Feet are our foundation, we walk, we stand, we move because of our feet. Taking proper careContinue reading “Take Care Of Your Feet And They Will Carry You For Life”

9 Powerful Life Lessons from 100 Year Olds

Watching videos of centurions, you start to see a theme – they all seem content.  That might be shocking to younger people, especially anyone who fears old age. Perhaps we fear missing out on opportunities in life and worry that we’ll find ourselves too old to do things we enjoy or maybe we’re just soContinue reading “9 Powerful Life Lessons from 100 Year Olds”

Overcoming Disappointment with Emotional Intelligence

Most people focus on book smarts, but the most successful people face and learn from disappointment. One of the reasons someone with street smarts can become successful despite not having high book smarts is because they have high emotional intelligence, which in life is much more important than educational intelligence. “Education doesn’t teach you howContinue reading “Overcoming Disappointment with Emotional Intelligence”

10 Habits of Unhappy People and How to Break Them

We all experience days or times when we feel unhappy. Nobody can be entirely happy 100% of the time; it is perfectly normal to have ups and downs in life. Ideally, we should try to minimize those downtimes and try to feel happy as often as possible. It makes everything in our lives go moreContinue reading “10 Habits of Unhappy People and How to Break Them”

Skills That are Hard to Learn But Will Pay Off Forever

The act of learning is every bit as important as what you learn. Believing that you can improve yourself and do things in the future that are beyond your current possibilities is exciting and fulfilling. Still, your time is finite, and you should dedicate yourself to learning skills that will yield the greatest benefit. ThereContinue reading “Skills That are Hard to Learn But Will Pay Off Forever”

8 Rules to Do Everything Better

“Principles are fundamental truths that serve as the foundations for behavior that gets you what you want out of life,” writes Ray Dalio in his book, Principles. Dalio focuses on skills like decision-making, investing, and managing organizations. While reading through it, I became inspired to put together my own list of principles that I’ve devisedContinue reading “8 Rules to Do Everything Better”

These Benefits Of Walking Completely Blew My Mind — I Had No Idea!

From a very young age, I was taught that exercise is good for my health. This may seem pretty obvious, but that doesn’t mean I always make exercise a priority. After all, going to the gym every day can be an extremely large commitment. We know exercise is good for the body, but did you know thatContinue reading “These Benefits Of Walking Completely Blew My Mind — I Had No Idea!”

You Only Live Up to the Standards You Set

Having high standards for yourself is very important. Having high personal standards will almost immediately force personal growth, and will help you live up to your potential day after day. It’s also really simple to execute: Be Ruthless With Yourself If you’re anything like me, although you enjoy improving yourself (mentally, physically, whatever), you probablyContinue reading “You Only Live Up to the Standards You Set”

Timeless Principles to Guide You to Your Best Life

How do you feel about your life today? Are you living every day in exuberance? Do you love what you’re doing? Are you excited every single moment? Are you looking forward to what’s coming up next? Are you living your best life? If your answer to any of the above is a no, maybe orContinue reading “Timeless Principles to Guide You to Your Best Life”

How to Know You Have High Self-Esteem: 10 Signs

Part of developing healthy self-esteem is making a commitment to yourself not to try to please the world. Someone has said that the one magic key to personal fulfillment may be forever elusive, but the sure key to failure is to try to please everyone. Rather than chasing temporary emotional rewards by playing games withContinue reading “How to Know You Have High Self-Esteem: 10 Signs”

9 Reasons Why Love Is So Powerful and Important to Human Life

There are many different types of love, romantic love, parental love, sibling love, it is the glue that holds us all together and makes life worth living.  Love is also about being loved so receiving love and giving it back.  Love is deemed by everyone to be one of the most important things in lifeContinue reading “9 Reasons Why Love Is So Powerful and Important to Human Life”

5 Self-Care Practices for Every Area of Your Life

All the stress relief activities in the world won’t help if you aren’t taking care of yourself. Meditation won’t do you any good if you aren’t getting adequate sleep. In fact, when you try to meditate, you might doze off because you aren’t taking care of your body’s need for sleep. Similarly, hitting the gymContinue reading “5 Self-Care Practices for Every Area of Your Life”

9 Ways to Instantly Strengthen Your Brain

Even though the brain is an organ, rather than a muscle, you can still give your brain a workout. Just as with a muscle, repetitive tasks can dull or even damage your mental acuity, while new challenges and activities can strengthen your brain and even make you measurably smarter. Get ready for your workout! 1.Continue reading “9 Ways to Instantly Strengthen Your Brain”

Financial Wellness: The Key to a Happier Life

Being stressed about finances is never a good thing. Financial wellness directly correlates to our overall well-being. Being over your head in debt, losing your job, or having to pay for a crippling unexpected expense, all can cause massive amounts of stress. That stress can have negative effects on your mental and physical health. FinancialContinue reading “Financial Wellness: The Key to a Happier Life”

Effective Stress Relievers for Your Life

From minor challenges to major crises, stress is part of life. And while you can’t always control your circumstances, you can control how you respond to them. When stress becomes overwhelming, or it’s chronic, it can take a toll on your well-being. That’s why it’s important to have effective stress relievers that can calm yourContinue reading “Effective Stress Relievers for Your Life”

What’s Your “Enough” Number?

We all have an “enough” number. That number defines the total income you need in order to meet your basic needs, reach your goals, and enjoy life. It’s key to define what your “enough” number is, and how that goal aligns with your personal and professional priorities. When you have financial goals that are actually tiedContinue reading “What’s Your “Enough” Number?”

How To Silence Negative Thinking

When life doesn’t go as planned or feels out of control, it’s tempting to fall into a downward spiral of negativity. Your mind goes into a tailspin of what-ifs and worst-case scenarios. Fear and worry take over. Constantly battling self-defeating thoughts is both draining and stressful. And think of the ways that energy would be betterContinue reading “How To Silence Negative Thinking”

Why Is It Important To Keep Fit?

It is very important to keep fit and stay healthy. A lot of people fail to acknowledge the numerous benefits of exercise routines and only begin to do so when health complications arise. Why then is it important to stay fit? 1. Burning of Excess Fat Regular exercises will help you burn excess body fatContinue reading “Why Is It Important To Keep Fit?”

How to Raise Financially Empowered Children

Do you ever catch yourself falling into negative financial habits that you learned from your parents? The truth is that the “money scripts” you use to make financial decisions as an adult are almost completely formed by age 7. So, some of the good and not-so-good habits you find yourself dealing with as an adultContinue reading “How to Raise Financially Empowered Children”

Don’t Believe Your Negative Thoughts

Do you spend most of your time alone creating scenarios in your head? Do you often find yourself daydreaming about things that will never happen? Are these thoughts negative most of the time and result in causing anxiety? Do you end up reliving your worst nightmares in your head every day? If so, it’s okay.Continue reading “Don’t Believe Your Negative Thoughts”

How to Manage Your Personal Finances Through Tough Times

Figuring out how to manage your personal finances is never easy. Most of us didn’t get a formal education in money, and even majoring in something like business or finance doesn’t help much when it comes to personal finance. If we learn anything, it usually comes from our parents — and that might not be a goodContinue reading “How to Manage Your Personal Finances Through Tough Times”

Healing Power and Properties of Water That You Need to Know

Water is easily influenced, it always adapts to the surrounding. Whether it’s in the form of ice, the shape of the glass, or the massive ocean. Water’s transforming power influences our spirits and energies. The world is made up of water and so is our very existence. Just like nature depends on rain, our bodyContinue reading “Healing Power and Properties of Water That You Need to Know”

7 Reasons Why Materialistic Stuff Doesn’t Lead To Happiness

Feeling down? More stuff isn’t the answer. If you want to be happy, spend on experiences (not things). Below are 7 reasons why materialism won’t lead to happiness. 1. The Excitement Will Wear Off New stuff provides instant gratification, sure, but life-long happiness? Not so much. Having the latest version of the iPhone might beContinue reading “7 Reasons Why Materialistic Stuff Doesn’t Lead To Happiness”

Mindless Habits That Are Wasting Your Money

“How did I spend so much?!” is a fairly common reaction to a monthly credit card bill. It’s usually followed by the realization that some things need to change. Cutting back on spending might involve big life changes, like moving to a less- expensive neighborhood or skipping out on an annual group vacation. But itContinue reading “Mindless Habits That Are Wasting Your Money”